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CVE-2008-5301 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the ManageSieve implementation in Dovecot 1.0.15, 1.1, and 1.2 allows remote attackers to read and modify arbitrary .sieve files via a ".." (dot dot) in a script name.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/01/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/02/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of dovecot as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5. Those packages do not include ManageSieve server.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2008-November/035259.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32582
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-838-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3190
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46672

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5301
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017